Biceps Reflex

The biceps is tri-articulate, meaning that it works across three joints. The most important of these functions is to supinate the forearm and flex the elbow. Using this reflex test, user can examines the function of the C5 reflex arc and the C6 reflex arc.



Simulation Type

Condition, Using interactive animation

Gender Specific

No, Common for both genders

Condition Simulated


     Reflex Rating 0 -Normal

     Reflex Rating 1+ - No evidence of contraction

     Reflex Rating  2+ - Decreased but still present (hypo-refelxic)

     Reflex Rating 3+ - Super Normal (hyper-reflexic)

     Reflex Rating 4+ - Clonus: Repetitive shortening of the muscle after a single stimulation


     Click on “Left/Right” toggle button select left hand or right hand

     Click on the ‘Strike’ button to strike on the patient biceps with the hammer.

     Observe the patient's hand reaction.